News/Events

Teacher-Scientist Partnership Meeting / February 18, 2018 / AAAS Annual Meeting / Austin, TX

AAAS will convene a one-day meeting at the Hilton Austin for organizers, participants, and funders of educational programs that partner scientists with teachers and students.  Participants will learn about successful programs and productive strategies for recruiting and training scientists and teachers; building relationships; evaluating programs; and funding.  Panels, lightning talks, knowledge circles, and other networking opportunities will engage all participants. Meeting organizers include AAAS; the Center for Educational Outreach at Baylor College of Medicine; and the Science and Health Education Partnership at the University of California San Francisco.  

Draft agenda coming soon.

Register here.

Questions:  Betty Calinger, bcalinge@aaas.org or 202.326.6629

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Washington, DC Area Volunteers Are Making a Difference in K-12 Classrooms  

AAAS Volunteers at Lake Anne and Halley Elementary Schools in Fairfax County (Fairfax County [VA] Public Schools, 2016)

Genetics, Evolution, the Latest Scary Virus. These Volunteers Bring Real Life Science to the Classroom. (Washington Post, August 2016)

Donald Rea Gives Back as a Senior Scientist Volunteer (AAAS MemberCentral, December 2016)

Teachers and Volunteers Describe their Partnerships (Annual Meeting June 2014)

AAAS News Article:  Interviews with Elementary and Middle School Volunteers (June 2013) 

Cable TV Interview with Chemistry Volunteer and High School Teacher-Partner (Cable TV "Seniors Today" January 2014)